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Two Texas vineyards make Daily Meal's best in the United States list

Two Texas vineyards make Daily Meal's best in the United States list

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; When it comes to wine, Texas isn't really known as the premiere destination for quality, but the state's reputation is changing as the industry develops.

It was time to bring back old courthouse clock

An old Tyler artifact is up and running in town. What used to be an old courthouse clock is now displayed on top of the new downtown parking garage. The old downtown courthouse clock was the lifeline of the city to people like Joe Zeppa.

15 mil to Mexico

All of the illegals we have coming through from Central America are all coming through Mexico. Our good friends, Mexico.
Report labels major ETX industry as worst career outlook

Report labels major ETX industry as worst career outlook

A nationwide jobs site listed an East Texas industry as having the bleakest outlook in America.

Tainted tattoo warning: FDA recalls DIY tattoo kits

Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Tattoo Ink, Tattoo Needles, Tattoo kits Due to

Gilmer Rotary Club raises money through 'Flag Project'

The stars and stripes not only symbolize freedom. In Gilmer, they help raise money for the community. 

East Texan trained some of country's biggest stars

John DeFoore was the guitar and songwriting instructor for some country music favorites. The East Texan helped mold some of country's biggest stars.

Kilgore College renovating Laird Memorial Hospital for new facility

For ten years, the laird memorial hospital in Kilgore has been closed, but work is currently underway to turn it into a functional facility for the Kilgore College health sciences department.

Low cost microchipping and vaccinations being offered by SPCA

The SPCA of East Texas is hosting two clinics this week for pet owners. This Friday and Saturday the SPCA is hold a low cost Vaccination and Microchip Clinic. SPCA Officials told us its important to both vaccinate and microchip your pet.
1 arrested in connection with Troup shooting

1 arrested in connection with Troup shooting

Deputies arrested one person in connection with last weekend's shooting near the city of Troup.
Updated Weather Talk: Rain threat primarily for southern counties tonight, rain out by Friday late AM

Updated Weather Talk: Rain threat primarily for southern counties tonight, rain out by Friday late AM

Thursday 7PM Update Rain threat looks to be better for our southern areas tonight. Radar trends have shown an increase in activity over Deep East Texas while our northern areas are showing little to no rain.
Smith Co. sheriff warns of jury duty scam

Smith Co. sheriff warns of jury duty scam

In January, February, and June of this year, reports were released to the public about a jury duty scam taking place.
Authorities attempting to identify Gregg Co. thief

Authorities attempting to identify Gregg Co. thief

The Gregg County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help identifying a man believed to be involved in a recent theft.
Agent boasts about having dinner with 4 Longhorns on Twitter

Agent boasts about having dinner with 4 Longhorns on Twitter

Texas officials have yet to confirm the names of two players who could face NCAA penalty for accepting meals from a sports agent. However, one St. Louis-based agent boasted on Twitter about having dinner with four Longhorns in late March.
Rivers: No major roster changes needed for Spurs

Rivers: No major roster changes needed for Spurs

The Spurs reminded Doc Rivers of a lesson he learned in Boston as head coach of the Celtics. When you win the Larry O’Brien Trophy, very few changes, if any, are needed to repeat.